With the Euro 2016 round-of-16 stage done and dusted, the bracket is down to eight teams. Miguel Delaney takes a look at how they rank among the 24-team field.
1. GERMANY (+2): Germany finally sparked to life with a full-blooded display and made the most of their brilliant talent as they thrashed Slovakia 3-0. If they keep that up, no one will be able to take them down.
2. ITALY (+2): Italy put in the performance of the tournament so far, as they tactically outclassed Spain...
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris admits France cannot afford to repeat the start they had against the Republic of Ireland on Sunday if they want to win Euro 2016 on home soil.
Robbie Brady converted a third-minute penalty after Paul Pogba had clumsily fouled Shane Long at the Stade de Lyon to rock a Les Bleus team who did not recover until after the half-time interval in a 2-1 triumph.
Having won major tournaments in each of the previous two competitions where they have entertained, expectation is high among...
You may think the most memorable moment in France's round-of-16 win over the Republic of Ireland was Robbie Brady's early penalty or Antoine Griezmann's winning goal, but it would appear that an altogether different passage of play that caught the imagination.
Indeed, a seemingly innocuous photo of Patrice Evra was enough to inspire photoshoppers of the world into action, with the France defender playing along by re-posting several of his favourite efforts on Instagram.